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Vol. CLIV, Issue 4
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Tattoos: To wear or to worry?

Tasha Hall, Campus Life Reporter October 5, 2022

If you have been on campus for a while, you most likely have seen plenty of students and faculty with tattoos. While tattoos used to carry a negative stigma, especially in a professional work environment,...

Tattoo culture proves colorful topic on campus

Clara Bartlett March 11, 2012
It’s easy to forget that tattoos were once taboo in mainstream society, confined to fringe elements like sailors and street gangs. Nowadays, teen idols casually flaunt their latest ink in exotic languages, and everyone from Angelina Jolie to the British Prime Minister’s wife, Samantha Cameron, has been known to go under the needle. Is the tattoo truly a thing of the past? The Pioneer investigated Whitties’ true feelings on tattoo culture.
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